Reflections on major environmental events, trends, and issues.

The people and the planet can claim more than a few victories—and 2019 is looking better already.

December 21, 2018

COP24 attendees mocked the Trump administration for its “clean coal” fantasies—while a shadow delegation of climate-conscious Americans quietly worked the room, mending fences.

December 14, 2018

Though some online retailers are taking steps to maximize fuel efficiency in their delivery fleets, consumers need to do their part, too.

December 07, 2018

The Trump administration thought that releasing a blockbuster climate assessment on Black Friday would keep people from talking about it. That’s not what happened.

November 30, 2018

A number of governors who campaigned on renewables and other environmental causes won their races—and the chance to get their states moving on serious climate action.

November 20, 2018

The man who’s likely to replace Ryan Zinke as Interior secretary is a seasoned Washington insider—and (surprise!) a former lobbyist for Big Oil and Big Ag.

November 14, 2018

Jair Bolsonaro says there’s too much “wealth underneath it” to leave the rainforest alone.

November 02, 2018

Jair Bolsonaro diz que há muita “riqueza debaixo dela” para deixar a floresta tropical em paz.

November 02, 2018

In his new book, urban planner Jeff Speck equips citizens with the tools they need to make their cities healthier—by making them more walkable.

October 26, 2018

So we’d better get it together and do something NOW.

October 12, 2018